A friend recently sent me a link to a video (included at the bottom somewhere) exploring the idea of a Citizens Income, similar to what the Green party explored before the last general election, and asked me my thoughts on it. In true click bait fashion you won’t believe where my argument went! I approached […]

Like a cult with great admin Facebook tells me that “I joined” on the 5th of September 2007, almost seven years ago. Like most, in those 7 years I have used Facebook to get in touch with old friends and stay in touch with new ones. In those 7 years Facebook has got more interested […]

Last October I was waiting for a train to Brighton from Haywards Heath station. The station was pretty empty and as I looked down the windswept platform I could see a handful of people. I calculated that I had a few minutes before the train was to arrive so I strolled about fifty feet up […]

Yesterday’s reports of a war crime in Syria conveniently obscured from yesterdays news, the news that Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years for reporting a war crime. Now take a second just to admire the beautiful symmetry of the last sentence, that has only been made possible through an ugly truth. Unfortunately for the […]

Sixty fucking years, various propaganda specialists for the BBC have been demonstrating a hard on like a diamond in an ice storm, powered by sycophancy Viagra, for all things Royal. Did we not have enough of this last year with the fucking ‘Jubilee’. There was even a Jubilee concert that Kim Jong Un probably thought […]

Without Margaret Thatcher each and every UK citizen might still have a share in British Telecom, Cable and Wireless, British Aerospace, Britoil, British gas, British steel, British petroleum, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, British Airways, Water, British coal, Powergen, National power & British rail. Without Thatcher the UK might have a suitable stock of social housing with […]

Last week via his State of the union address President Barack Obama signalled his intention to raise the minimum wage in the United States from $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour. Within 24 hours, here in the UK, Iian Duncan Smith explained why he disagrees with the High Courts decision that found it illegal […]